During the 86th convocation of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar University here on Tuesday, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel encouraged students to work with self confidence and believe in positive thinking. She also stressed on “happiness centres” at universities and colleges and also asked teachers to discuss the problems faced by students for a better future.
Patel also expressed discontentment in the quality of education, fake degrees, and pending of degrees for the past 3-4 years. She also criticised those teachers working in the university for the past 30 years and not showing any interest in uplifting the university and its students.
While addressing the teachers, students and other attendants at the convocation for the 2019-20 academic session, she said, “The students should be filled with self confidence and believe in positive thinking. They should not believe in negative thinking and work honestly.”
During the convocation, 109 medals were accorded to meritorious students of the university. Of these, 95 were gold medallists and 14 silver medal winners.
Shivani Singh, a student of final year MBBS in Sarojini Naidu Medical College in Agra, was presented 13 medals. Singh was accorded 12 gold and one silver medal on the occasion.